French Law, American Custom And The 'Perp Walk'

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James Whitman, professor, Yale University

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the director the International Monetary Fund, appeared in court Monday after his arrest for allegedly attacking a hotel housekeeper. Photos published in the U.S. and France show him making a 'perp walk' and sitting in handcuffs in the courtroom, which shocked many in France.

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